Spirited Away: A Miyazaki Fan Recreated The Bathing House With An Impressive Model

The Japanese Sorakio, a big fan of the universe of Chihiro, Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli, had fun recreating the famous bath house of the cult movie Spirited Away in an impressive ultra-detailed model! An amazing work created using hundreds of pieces from other models, but also pieces of plastic or wood. Continue reading »

Stunning Vintage Photos Of Women Modeling Bathing Caps With Faces On Them

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Image courtesy of Ralph Crane — The LIFE Picture Collection / Getty Images

Outside of the Olympics and synchronized swimming competitions, it’s fairly rare to see swimming caps these days. It’s rarer still to see swim caps that give the illusion that the bather has two faces. But these poolside headpieces were all the rage in 1959, when LIFE featured them in a fashion story called “Two-faced Swimmers in Crazy Caps.” Continue reading »

Re-Imagine The Bathing Concept: There’s A Floating Sauna On A Lake In Seattle

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goCstudio have designed the wa_sauna, a privately owned sauna, designed and built to be used year round on Seattle’s Lake Union. The 240 square foot sauna is a registered vessel, powered by an electric trolling motor with three 12-volt batteries, and is heated by a wood burning stove. Inside, there’s enough room for 6 people. On top of the sauna, there’s a diving platform. There is also a small deck to sunbathe on. Continue reading »

Beachside Bathing Machines During Victorian Era

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These bathing machines were very popular in England at 18th and 19th centuries. They allowed people to change out of their usual clothes into swimwear and were directly lowered into the water. Continue reading »

Plastic Balls Bathing

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Members of the general public enjoy the “BEACH” at the National Building Museum August 25, 2015 in Washington, DC. The “BEACH” is an interactive architectural installation, with an “ocean” of nearly one million recyclable translucent plastic balls, that brings the experience of going to the beach indoor. (Photos by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Continue reading »

Stunning Detailed Portraits of Bathing People By Alyssa Monks

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Alyssa Monks is a New Jersey-based artist who’s most famous for her stunning hyper realistic paintings. Although they seem like photographs, these are actually very detailed portraits of bathing people. “Using filters such as glass, vinyl, water, and steam, I distort the body in shallow painted spaces,“ Monks said of her techniques. Continue reading »